"'We give true and honest feedback,' said Tomeka Speller, a group member and mother of two Rangeview students. 'If they looked or appeared comfortable; how they interacted with the environment; the temperature of the room; if the teacher had control of their classroom.'
Although [Rangeview Assistant Principal Christy] Hartford considers it an experiment, she said it’s already generating good ideas and some uncomfortable, but necessary, conversations.
'It’s been really positive,' Hartford said. 'Parents are picking up on things maybe I didn’t pick up on.'
The ultimate goal, she said, is to help close large gaps in the achievement of black students and white students at Rangeview, by getting more ideas as to how to help students."